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Quebec company launches new Health Canada-compliant surgical mask for hearing loss community

A Quebec-based company is launching a first of its kind in Canada. Entreprise Prémont in Louiseville officially kicked off production on Wednesday of its Humask Pro-Vision, a surgical mask with a transparent window designed to allow those with hearing loss to read lips. A shortage of surgical masks was what prompted a group of…

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B.C. company rolls out new Bob Marley board game

A Kelowna company that specializes in licensed board games has released its newest game — just in time for Christmas. High Roller Games is celebrating the 75th anniversary of legendary Rock ’n Roll hall of famer Bob Marley by rolling out a board game in his honour. “We are stoked to say it’s finally…

Chinese vaccine company executives worked in program now targeted by Western intelligence agencies

Chinese vaccine company executives worked in program now targeted by Western intelligence agencies

Top executives at CanSino Biologics — the Chinese company involved in a failed COVID-19 vaccine collaboration with Canada — were also part of a Chinese government program designed to incentivize people to transfer research and knowledge to China in exchange for salaries, funding and other benefits. Several former Canadian Security Intelligence Service officials interviewed…

A screen shot of what Rick Potts’ website looked like on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014.

Strathcona County business owner says website was hijacked by design company – Edmonton

EDMONTON – A Strathcona County business owner says his company’s website was hijacked by the web design company he hired to maintain it, and he’s losing business as a result. Rick Potts is the owner of Advance Track Setting Systems, a company that makes grooming equipment for cross country skiing. As a part-time, seasonal business,…